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2014-01-08 12:28:58

LONDON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:US Orthopedic Devices Market Assessment and Forecast To 2018Short DescriptionThe Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for US orthopedic devices market and its product categories. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for each product type, growth trends and market shares of companies at sector and category level.It's vital...

2013-12-17 16:23:02

CHICAGO, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Technological advances in ankle replacement are ushering in a new world of pain-free movement for people suffering from debilitating ankle arthritis. While once severely restricted in their activity, those who undergo ankle replacement can enjoy a complete turnaround and actively participate in life again. According to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), innovative design and instrumentation, ankle replacement surgery--also...

2013-12-13 23:27:39

According to hip replacement specialist Erik N. Zeegen, M.D., the number of total hip replacements performed on younger people is increasing. The development of longer lasting prostheses and advances in surgical techniques are driving younger people to avoid postponing the procedure. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The demographics – and the numbers – for hip replacement surgery are changing. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, between 200,000 and...

2013-12-12 23:28:05

Dr. Jeffrey A. Arthur has joined the team at Colorado Orthopedic Consultants. He will perform knee and hip total joint replacement procedures for the practice. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Total joint specialist Jeffrey A. Arthur, DO has joined the team of competent physicians at Colorado Orthopedic Consultants. With Dr. Arthur as a new partner, the Aurora orthopedics practice further strengthens their services, particularly for joint replacement. Specializing in knee and hip...

2013-12-12 23:27:44

Colorado Orthopedic Consultants offers joint replacement procedures performed by qualified physicians such as Englewood orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Arthur. Englewood, CO (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Colorado Orthopedic Consultants is offering comprehensive total joint replacement procedures performed by qualified physicians such as Dr. Jeffrey A. Arthur, DO, who recently joined the Englewood orthopedics team. Through their knowledge and expertise in the field of joint replacement, the...

2013-12-12 16:25:21

CRESSKILL, N.J., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson has reached an agreement to settle 8,000 lawsuits over defective DePuy Hip Replacement ASR devices -- leaving another 4,000 to 5,000 lawsuits unresolved. The $2.5 billion settlement represents an important step forward in resolving the long-running hip replacement litigation. However, the settlement covers only patients who underwent replacement surgery. Cases involving other alleged health consequences remain to be dealt...

2013-12-06 23:01:41

Dr. Aaron Hofmann and his medical team select each patient based on current health status and immediate need for treatment. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 On Saturday, December 7, 2013, Operation Walk Utah will team up with the Center for Precision Joint Replacement at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center and the Hofmann Arthritis Institute to perform seven total hip and knee replacement surgeries—three hips and four knees—at no cost to the selected patients. The seven...

2013-11-26 12:26:42

Life-changing surgeries to restore mobility, provide pain relief for 230 individuals ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While more than one million hip and knee replacements are performed in the U.S. each year, countless men and women continue to live with severe arthritic pain and immobility because they cannot afford joint replacement surgery. Through Operation Walk USA 2013, an estimated 230 patients will receive free joint replacements from 130 volunteer orthopaedic...

2013-11-24 23:02:10

SRO now offering a comprehensive approach to orthopaedic knee conditions. Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 At Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO), a collaborative team of multi-specialist orthopedic surgeons and experienced physical and occupational therapists work together to bring the best outcomes to patients suffering from knee injuries. It’s not only professional athletes who are vulnerable to debilitating knee injuries like anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears – it...

2013-11-21 23:01:18

Surgeons and medical staff from Operation Walk Utah travel to El Salvador to provide life-changing surgical treatments to patients in immediate need. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Operation Walk Utah, a private, not-for-profit volunteer medical service chapter of the national Operation Walk, recently traveled to El Salvador on its sixth medical mission to provide no-cost total hip and knee replacement surgeries to patients in the most critical need. A team of 39 medical...